Season 2 Episode 9 Extra

Tracing Tina Fey's Paternal Line

Premiered Tue, Nov 18 2014
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Professor Gates introduces Tina Fey to her 5th Great-Grandfather, John Hewson, a British textile manufacturer who was once the esteemed guest of founding father Benjamin Franklin.

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Finding Your Roots Season Seven

Today’s most compelling personalities discover the surprising stories buried within their own families. Meet 20 fascinating new guests who are game-changers in their fields, with family histories that illustrate the power and diversity of the human experience. The new season premieres Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings).

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